HoopSpeak Live 100: Zach Lowe and Ben Golliver

By @AnthonyBain

100 episodes! This means a full hour and it means two guests, Zach Lowe of Grantland and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated’s The Point Forward.

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HoopSpeak Live airs every Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. You can find the audio-only version on iTunes and Stitcher. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that your favorite team won’t trade away its best player.

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HoopSpeak Live 68: Ben Golliver

By @AnthonyBain

Welcome to HoopSpeak Live 2.0. We are now doing shows every Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. Today’s guest is Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated and Blazer’s Edge.

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Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that Zach will discuss your favorite movie on the show tomorrow. If you have feedback or you have a question and can’t join us live, email us.

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HoopSpeak Live 60: Butt-Muscling

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Some highlights from this week’s show: Ben Golliver talking about the time he almost killed Kevin Pelton, Eric Freeman on why he’s so fond of Russell Westbrook and Rajon Rondo and Trey Kerby telling us that he is a Vladimir Radmanovic fan. Also, Beckley and Ethan discuss the Olympics — how great is it to see Timofey Mozgov as a post player? It’s great. You know it is.

Here’s the full show:

Here’s how it breaks down:

:00 – :15 – Intro + Olympics talk [Jonas Valanciunas, Anthony Davis and the NBA wanting its over-23 stars out of the Games.]

:15 – :28 – Person of Interest: Trey Kerby [The Bulls' weird, wacky offseason.]

:28 – :40 – Person of Interest: Eric Freeman [The Warriors, the Olympics, Rondo/Westbrook.]

:40 – 1:05 – Person of Interest: Ben Golliver [Lillard, LaMarcus, Paul Allen, Kevin Pelton.]

1:05 – 1:09 – Dagger/Smash [Mediocre NBA players as Olympic stars + why is Ethan's girlfriend obsessed with the Olympics?]

Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that Ben will not hit you with his car.

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow our guests at @treykerby, @freemaneric and @blazersedge.

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HoopSpeak Live 60: Trey Kerby, Eric Freeman and Ben Golliver

Today’s guests:

Trey Kerby of The Basketball Jones

Eric Freeman of Ball Don’t Lie and The Classical

Ben Golliver of CBS Sports’ Eye On Basketball and Blazer’s Edge

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HoopSpeak Live 41: The Clips

On today’s HoopSpeak Live, Ethan came back to discuss what he saw at Oracle the other night and then we brought on Ben Golliver, Tom Sunnergren, and Matt Moore.

Here’s a YouTube playlist: Here are the individual clips:

:00 – :04 – Intro + College Jimmer [It's an insult to call white dudes "Jimmer" now.]

:04 – :10 – Take The Bacon [Z vs B on Ramon Sessions.]

:10 – :19 – Ethan and the Warriors [Everybody loves Rick Barry.]

:19 – :33 – Person Of Interest: Ben Golliver [Part 1, Part 2 - What is happening in Portland?]

:33 – :45 – Person Of Interest: Tom Sunnergren [Part 1, Part 2 - Sixers talk.]

:45 – 1:01 – Person Of Interest: Matt Moore [Part 1, Part 2 - Grizzlies, Lakers, JaVale McGee.]

1:01 – 1:05 – Dagger/Smash/Noted [Raptors' camo uniforms, Joe Johnson, this picture.]

Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that we will make you a special JaVale McGee video mix.

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow our guests at @blazersedge and @HPbasketball. Also, #GetTomSunnergrenOnTwitter.

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HoopSpeak Live 35: The Clips

This week, we welcomed Ben Golliver of Blazersedge and CBS Sports to the show so he could tell us what’s happening in Portland. We were also meant to have Roland Lazenby on for an interview, but unfortunately couldn’t get past some technical difficulties. Some names who come up on the show: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Chandler Parsons, Chase Budinger, Gustavo Ayon, and Caron Butler. Thanks to Danny Chau of Hardwood Paroxysm for popping in with a video question. Here’s a YouTube playlist:

Here are the individual clips:

:00 – :07 – Intro + Take The Bacon [Zach vs. Ethan, talking power forwards.]

:07 – :13 – 5-man Units [Our first audience question, on favorite combinations.]

:13 – :29 – Person Of Interest: Ben Golliver [Part 1, Part 2 - Felton, McMillan, Aldridge, etc.]

:29 – :35 – Rumors From Ethan’s Head – [KD/Russ.]

:35 – :41 – Audience Questions [Shannon Brown, Avery Bradley, Parsons/Budinger/Chau.]

:41 – :51 – Audience Questions Cont’d + League Average [Wingspan, available players.]

:51 – :58 – Dagger/Smash/Noted [Ethan hates Thabo, Zach hates "tough guys," Beckley hates Caron Butler.]

Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that Ethan will have a meal with you and then namedrop you on the show.

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow Mr. Golliver at @blazersedge.

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HoopSpeak Live Ep. 35: Ben Golliver and Roland Lazenby

Today’s guests:

Ben Golliver of Blazers Edge and CBS Sports

Roland Lazenby, author of many books including Jerry West, The Life And Legend Of A Basketball Icon

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